Redefining Income in a Low Yield World: Historically, investors in or near retirement have relied primarily on bonds for “mailbox money” necessary to fund their golden years. Going forward, investors and advisors will need to redefine their concept of “income” and reconsider how they fill their “mailbox”.
In the 10-part module-based video education series, All Options on the Table: Holistic Investment Strategies for a Volatile, Low-Yield World, gain practical insights on the due diligence and portfolio implementation of options and option-based strategies. The modules allow professionals to dive into the subject matter they desire at their own pace. Member and non-member registration for the first-of-its-kind course can be found here.
Over the coming decade or two, bonds are unlikely to fulfill their dual role of income and capital preservation. Bond investors will be forced to choose between income or capital preservation, and there is a good chance they could end up with neither.
Most of the content published on this topic explains what behavioral finance is, its significance, and the definitions of various biases that plague investors. Here are four actionable steps advisors can take right now to implement behavioral finance concepts.
Behavioral Finance – Actionable Insights for advisors to help investors battle biases, avoid chasing returns, buying yesterday’s winners, and extrapolating a string of short-term wins indefinitely into the future
The Best Way to Make Money, Is to Not Lose It — This post examines the claim that minimizing losses is more important to the ultimate success of an investment plan than maximizing gains.
Short-Term Views May Fall Short for Goals-Based Investing: The risk to both retail and professional investors is tinkering and tweaking portfolios in response to short-term “noise” and recent performance. The primary objective for investors with long-term goals should be to achieve their goals on time. Long-term goals require a longer-term view of the markets and risks.